Projects

30 Sep

Specialist social counselors and social workers training project

The subject of this project was to carry out harm reduction activities and train specialist personnel and its aim was to facilitate the access of adolescents and young people to professional counseling and obtaining information about addiction and HIV (AIDS). During the implementation of this project, prevention services were provided to patients, their families and members of the community. Volunteers […]

30 Sep

Establishment of harm reduction shelters in high-risk areas

The harm reduction shelter is a station to provide harm reduction services in city-level hangouts to enhance the access of addicts and the homeless to harm reduction services. These shelters offer services similar to a drop-in center, but instead of providing services in a fixed building, these services are provided in a shelter that can be moved to addicts’ hangouts.

30 Sep

Women’s overnight harm reduction shelter

Overnight shelters have been set up for temporary and night accommodation of homeless addicts with high-risk behaviors. The center is open from 5:00 pm to 8:00 am the next day and a hot dinner and breakfast are served to help-seekers. The services of this center include: Providing a good place and bathing facilities; Providing at least two sets of clothes […]

30 Sep

Women’s day drop-in center project

Harm reduction is a set of policies, programs and interventions that are primarily aimed at reducing the health, social and economic consequences of substance abuse and psychedelics and are not necessarily associated with reducing substance abuse. Drug users, families, and the community benefit from harm reduction programs. DIC is abbreviation of Drop-In Center that means harm reduction transient center. This […]

30 Sep

Launching a comprehensive women’s harm reduction center

This center was introduced by the State Welfare Organization as “the first comprehensive women’s harm reduction center” in the country and operates for free and round-the-clock accommodation for homeless women and children in the city. More than 100 homeless women come to the center every day. The target group of this center is all socially harmed women (addicted or not) […]

30 Sep

Project of screening homeless addicted women for referral to treatment

Following the implementation of the strike plan of the Tehran Anti-Narcotics Police to collect and organize women notorious for addiction, before referring them to addiction treatment camps and undergoing compulsory treatment, this institute conducted screening (medical visit, cleaning and lice removal, taking addiction and pregnancy tests) and qualifying help-seekers for referral to treatment.

30 Sep

Project of setting up social service bases in Tehran

In this project, by setting up social service bases, we established databases and identified social resources, harms, defenseless urban spaces and harmed and vulnerable people, as well as working children and street children in neighborhoods. We followed up the help-seekers’ problems until the result was obtained and referred them to the service organs.

30 Sep

Project to provide services to the socially harmed individuals in the west of Tehran

In this project, using emergency social service patrol vehicles (15 vehicles) and providing manpower (social worker, executive officer / police officer and driver), during 13 months we identified homeless socially harmed people (beggars and the homeless) in the western part of Tehran and referred them to the Samansaras or Madadsaras of Tehran Municipality or other organs coordinated with Tehran Municipality.

30 Sep

Addiction prevention project in active environments

This project, which was based on focused group interviews with staff and managers about the problems in work and military environments and kindergartens that create the psycho-social risk of “addiction” and their proposed solutions, was implemented by compiling and presenting a questionnaire to assess the level of psychosocial health of the target group and by performing needs assessment, pre-test and […]

30 Sep

Social assistance services project to the socially harmed in temporary holding centers (Samansara)

Samansara (temporary holding center) is a 24-h shelter for the homeless and socially harmed people in the city, which are admitted by the order of the judge and by the order of the judicial authority of the help-seekers for a certain and limited period of time, so that social work and counseling activities can be done for them professionally. In […]

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